Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering – we remain your “Voice for Preservation in Washington State” – our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

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Beverly Railroad Bridge

LaFramboise Farmstead

Digester Building

Fowler House

Snohomish County Courthouse

Old Tumwater Brewery

Scottish Rite

First United Methodist Church

Kelley Farm

Camp Waskowitz

Enchanted Valley Chalet

Bruggemann Ranch

Downtown Sprague

Skykomish Hotel

Packard House

Mukai Farm and Garden

Day Block

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

Haller House

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

Washington Hall

Libbey House

Moran School Administration Building

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

Ellensburg Depot

National Historic District

McMillin Bridge

St. Ignatius Hospital

Trafton Elementary

McReavy House

Puget Power Building

Lincoln School

St. Nicholas Church

Post Hospital

Old City Hall

Point Hudson

Bush House

Vashon Elementary Gym

Nuclear Reactor Building

Surrey Downs

Anderson-Baum Cabin

McNeil Island

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

Marine Supply Block

Old Ritzville Highschool

Masonic Home of Washington

William O. McKay Ford

First United Methodist Church

Enloe Dam Powerhouse

Robert Morris Earthwork

Steilacoom Train Depot

Shelton Gymnasium

Old Granary Building

Five Mile Schoolhouse

Puyallup Fish Hatchery

Valley Schoolhouse

Waldo General Hospital

Hastings Buildings

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

The Showbox

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

Sand Point Naval Station

Stephenson House

Washington’s Historic Barns

Scout House

BF Tabbott House

Longfellow School

Dvorak Barn

Bettinger House

Old Woodinville School

Fort Steilacoom

B Reactor, Hanford Site

P-I Globe

Oysterville Historic District

Battelle/Talaris Campus

Northern State Hospital

Parlor Car #1799

Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds

Curran House

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library

Murray Morgan Bridge

National Guard of Washington Armory

Providence Heights College

Schooner Wawona

Carmack House

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

Blaine Depot

Old Ellensburg Hospital

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

Arlington High School

Camp Kilworth

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

Downtown Mount Vernon

Howard S. Wright House

Jensen-Byrd Building

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

Colville Indian Agency

Teapot Dome Gas Station

Dorsey Bulding

East Seattle School

Kapus Farmstead

Reard Freed Farmstead

Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

Alki Homestead Restaurant

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

Port Angeles Fire Station

Coke Oven Park

Harborview Hall

Electric Building

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

Morgan Middle School

Hyer Farm

Donovan District

Green Mountain Lookout

South Harbor Park Stack

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

Collins Building

Reard Freed Farmhouse

Lone Star Cement Building

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

First Hill Apartments

Thayer Barn

Elks Building